Events & Author Appearances

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We Are the Baby-Sitters Club
Meet the Author: Marisa Crawford
Virtual Event with A Room of One's Own, Madison, WI 53703 (map it)
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 6:00pm

Join authors Marisa Crawford and Megan Milks for a virtual event for their new book, We Are the Baby-Sitters Club, hosted by A Room of One's Own. They will be joined by Jeanne Thornton, Jennifer Epperson, Kristen Felicetti, Jamie Broadnax, Jack Shepherd, Yumi Sakugawa, and Kristen Arnett. 


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We Are the Baby-Sitters Club
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Edited by Marisa Crawford, Edited by Megan Milks, Foreword by Mara Wilson
Price 19.99

Trade Paper

Published Jul 2021

"We Are the Baby-Sitters Club is the ultimate companion guide for a generation of devout superfans. This book revisits the beloved series through grown-up eyes—but never loses the magic we all felt the moment we cracked open a fresh new book. BSC forever!" —Lucia Aniello, director and executive producer of The Baby-Sitters Club Netflix seriesA nostalgia-packed, star-studded anthology featuring contributors such as Kristen Arnett, Yumi Sakugawa, Myriam Gurba, and others exploring the lasting impact of Ann M. Martin's beloved Baby-Sitters Club series In 1986, the first-ever meeting of the Baby-Sitters Club was called to order in a messy bedroom strewn with RingDings, scrunchies, and a landline phone. Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, and Mary Anne launched the club that birthed an entire generation of loyal readers. Ann M. Martin's Baby-Sitters Club series featured a complex cast of characters and touched on an impressive range of issues that were underrepresented at the time: divorce, adoption, childhood illness, class division, and racism, to name a few. In We Are the Baby-Sitters Club, writers and a few visual artists from the original BSC generation will reflect on the enduring legacy of Ann M. Martin's beloved series, thirty-five years later—celebrating the BSC's profound cultural influence. Contributors include Paperback Crush author Gabrielle Moss, illustrator Siobhán Gallagher, and filmmaker Sue Ding, as well as New York Times bestselling author Kristen Arnett, Lambda Award–finalist Myriam Gurba, Black Girl Nerds founder Jamie Broadnax, and Paris Review contributor Frankie Thomas.One of LitHub's Most Anticipated Books of 2021, We Are the Baby-Sitters Club looks closely at how Ann M. Martin's series shaped our ideas about gender politics, friendship, fashion and beyond.